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PHP Build a Basic PHP Website (2018) Listing and Sorting Inventory Items Associative Arrays

Daniel Henkes
Daniel Henkes
4,109 Points

Add element to array with key and value.

Following the code shown in the video, I put together this code and it continues to give me an error.

index.php
<?php 
$movie = [];
$movie[] = [
    'title' => 'The Empire Strikes Back'];
?>
<h1>Back to the Future (1985)</h1>

<table>
  <tr>
    <th>Director</th>
    <td>Robert Zemeckis</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <th>IMDB Rating</th>
    <td>8.5</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <th>IMDB Ranking</th>
    <td>53</td>
  </tr>
</table>

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,991 Points

The code above adds an entire new array as an element to the original array. To add just a keyword and value the syntax would be a bit different:

<?php 
$movie = [];
$movie['title'] = 'The Empire Strikes Back';
?>

Another thing you could do is to modify the array creation to put the key/value pair in at the same time:

<?php 
$movie = ['title' => 'The Empire Strikes Back'];
?>